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Since 1992, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has supported a variety of research programs. The Center has awarded over one hundred grants, convened special working groups and conferences, and more. This funding has resulted in dozens of reports, books, articles, and more.

This website makes available over fifty reports, more than a dozen video and audio recordings, up-to-date information on current projects, and more.



Latest News

June 09, 2020

The Bridges Center is pleased to announce the recipients of Labor Studies research funding for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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January 02, 2020

Research funding for UW faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Apply by February 10, 2020.

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October 22, 2019

Researched, compiled and published by undergraduates, the publication overviews the rich history of activism and collective struggle at the University of Washington.

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October 04, 2019

UW faculty and graduate students presenting works-in-progress on topics related to labor, broadly conceived to include working people everywhere.

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September 30, 2019
Just published report explores the link between employment types and worker well-being. Featuring Bridges Center Associate Faculty, Noah S. Seixas (senior author) and Bridges Center...
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September 03, 2019

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center has just released a report on the economic impact of unions on Washington workers: The...

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August 20, 2019

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is pleased to announce the release of Life Histories of Labor and Resilience: 25 years of Casa...

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August 08, 2019

Did you know that throughout campus you can find several Labor artworks? Together, these unique pieces (many crafted by workers) tell the history of...

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August 07, 2019

The Harry Bridges Center was delighted to learn that Michael Aguirre has been awarded the UW Graduate School’s Distinguished Dissertation in the Humanities and...

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August 01, 2019

Each year, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards thousands of dollars in research funding to University of Washington graduate students and faculty....

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